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Allison, Don and Noah discuss three topics of incomparable importance and end with an anecdote about something in Israel that made them smile this week.

All that, and music by Sivan Talmor, in honor of her new album, Fire! 

Israelis protest in support of the Israeli soldier, who shot a Palestinian terrorist. Photo by Flash90
Killer and Hero

We discuss the twist of logic and emotion that leads some Israelis to regard the combat medic who shoots a motionless injured Palestinian terrorist in the head, a hero.

 

Man cashing out money from Bank Leumi machine. Photo by Nati Shohat/Flash90
$653,868.35

A new law that limits the salaries of bank presidents to just 44 times minimum wage, or a mere $653,868.35 a year; is this populist pitchfork polishing, or good legislating?

 

Generation Y. Photo courtesy of www.euruni.edu
Shallow, Selfish, Egocentric, Childish, Stunted, & Lazy: How Israel’s Gen Y-ers are Destroying the Country

Two middle aged sociologists find Israeli Gen Y-ers (aged 21 to 34) shiftless and selfish, and a threat to the very existence of the state; are they full of shit?

 

All songs by Sivan Talmor, in honor of her new album, Fire, now available for download at Bandcamp:

Chalonot (Start at 0:25)
Fire
I’ll be

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